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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 43  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 80-81

Foreign body glass in the forearm following an injury: an incidental finding after 22 years

1 Department of ENT and Head and Neck Surgery, MaxLife Medicos, Guwahati, Assam, India
2 Department of General Surgery, MaxLife Medicos, Guwahati, Assam, India

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Manigreeva Krishnatreya
14, Pragati Path, Mathura Nagar, Guwahati - 781 006, Assam
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DOI: 10.4103/1110-1415.158062

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Foreign body in wounds can lead to unnecessary and avoidable morbidity to patients following injuries. We present here a rare case of foreign body in a wound, which was discovered incidentally after 22 years. Nonhealing wounds of the soft tissues without infection should always raise the suspicion of foreign body inside the wound.

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